Gallery - Butterfly Hospice build

(other build galleries available on request)

1) Original site
1) Original site

It was a flat, well drained meadow overlooked by the hospital as seen in the background.

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2) Sleeper walls set out
2) Sleeper walls set out

Its all in the preparation. Made on a flat surface, the sleepers where positioned to my exact liking to create a symmetrical shape.

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3) pathway entrances
3) pathway entrances

Sleepers now levelled and staked into position.

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4) Sleepers and hardcore
4) Sleepers and hardcore

Grass scraped off, soil removed and hardcore added.

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5)
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I designed this garden to create separate and private gardens for visitors and patients of the hospice. Here you can see the shapes come together.

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The design was also on a tight budget. To save money, soil excavated was used to build up the raised borders. This also helps maintenance, another key element of the design.

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7) Edging blocks
7) Edging blocks

Edging blocks for the wheel chair friendly pathway

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8) Planting
8) Planting

The planting helped add to the secluded but connected gardens with many unique plants added

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Another view showing the shape and flow of the garden.

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